The Basics of Maths Instruction
Welcome to the research guide for Foundations of Math Methods. This guide contains research materials and links to help you make this class a success.
On this page, find a quick list of resources to get you started.
The following can help you start your research.
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- Education Source
Education Source is designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals, and policymakers.
ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, is an online resource to education literature and research.
- Elementary School Journal
Original studies, reviews of research and conceptual analyses for researchers and practitioners interested in elementary schooling.
- Mathematics Educator
Promotes the interchange of ideas among the mathematics education community locally, nationally, and internationally; presents a variety of viewpoints on a broad spectrum of issues related to mathematics education.
- Key Concepts in Teaching Primary Mathematics byISBN: 9781849202459Publication Date:
Covering the key principles and concepts in the teaching and learning of mathematics in primary schools, this text provides trainee and practising teachers with a quick and easy reference to what they need to know for their course, and in the classroom.
- Teaching K–6 Mathematics byISBN: 9781410606419Publication Date:
This developmentally sound, research-based, practical text speaks directly to preservice elementary mathematics students about the multitude of ways they can help their future students learn to see the power, beauty, necessity, and usefulness of mathematics in the world.
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